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Refried beans vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Refried beans
Refried beans contains less Sugars (difference - 9.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Refried beans
Refried beans contains less Sodium (difference - 425mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.371g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Refried beans Cereal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Refried beans Cereal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
8
Refried beans
304
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
24
Refried beans
111
Cereal

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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3
Cereal
Contains more Calcium +190%
Contains more Potassium +203.8%
Contains more Magnesium +84.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.5%
Contains less Sodium -53.5%
Contains more Iron +2265.3%
Contains more Zinc +1210.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.137
Contains more Calcium +190%
Contains more Potassium +203.8%
Contains more Magnesium +84.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.5%
Contains less Sodium -53.5%
Contains more Iron +2265.3%
Contains more Zinc +1210.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.137

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
7
Cereal
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +8173.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4798.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7970.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5711.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +8173.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4798.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7970.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5711.7%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
30%
Refried beans
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
87%
Cereal
Fats
9%
Refried beans
5%
Cereal

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Refried beans Cereal Opinion
Calories 90 378 Cereal
Protein 4.98 6.06 Cereal
Fats 2.01 1.08 Refried beans
Vitamin C 6 38.5 Cereal
Carbs 13.55 86.85 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Refried beans
Iron 1.44 34.06 Cereal
Calcium 29 10 Refried beans
Potassium 319 105 Refried beans
Magnesium 35 19 Refried beans
Sugars 0.54 10.35 Cereal
Fiber 3.7 1.4 Refried beans
Copper 0.129 0.137 Cereal
Zinc 0.58 7.6 Cereal
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 92 77 Refried beans
Sodium 370 795 Refried beans
Vitamin A 0 2792 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.09 0.08 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 Refried beans
Vitamin B1 0.076 6.288 Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.079 3.87 Cereal
Vitamin B3 0.367 29.62 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.189 0.226 Cereal
Vitamin B6 0.103 5.986 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Refried beans
Vitamin K 2.1 0 Refried beans
Folic acid (B9) 0 Refried beans
Trans Fat 0.016 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.631 0.26 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601 0.204 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543 0.354 Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.065 0.066 Cereal
Threonine 0.231 0.241 Cereal
Isoleucine 0.242 0.26 Cereal
Leucine 0.438 0.767 Cereal
Lysine 0.377 0.113 Refried beans
Methionine 0.083 0.13 Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.297 0.365 Cereal
Valine 0.287 0.344 Cereal
Histidine 153 0.162 Refried beans
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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